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Government Supports Creative Youth Benefit Event

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"Update Stop, Drop en Go "

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Family Farming Emphasised Through World Food Day

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General Shoes: República Dominicana Será Líd...

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‘The Prophet’ Di Kahlil Gibran Traduci Na P...

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Sagicor Visionaries Workshops Urge Students To ...

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Incendio De Origen Desconocido En Lancha Guarda...

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  • Queen’s College Guyana Tops CSEC Again
    Queen’s College Guyana Tops CSEC Again

    ST MICHAEL, Barbados -- A student from Queen’s College in Guyana is once again the Most Outstanding Candidate in the region in the May/June Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations.

    Monday, 20 October 2014
  • Trinidad And Tobago And Jamaican Students Share CAPE Awards
    Trinidad And Tobago And Jamaican Students Share CAPE Awards

    ST MICHAEL, Barbados -- Students from schools in Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica dominate the awards for the Most Outstanding Performance in the 2014 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE).

    Monday, 20 October 2014
  • Hurricane Gonzalo Swipes Virgin Islands; Late-Week Threat To Bermuda
    Hurricane Gonzalo Swipes Virgin Islands; Late-Week Threat To Bermuda

    ATLANTA, GA, U.S.A. (TWCC | 08:39 AM EDT) -- Hurricane Gonzalo is now pulling away from the Virgin Islands and northern Leeward Islands, but may target Bermuda later this week.

    Tuesday, 14 October 2014
  • CARICOM Health Ministers Discuss Chikungunya, Ebola

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- “In as much as one country is not prepared, none is prepared.”

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • CARICOM Leading Charge against Chikungunya, Ebola Threat

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to be at the forefront of efforts to deal with the Chikungunya epidemic and the Ebola threat.

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • Hospitales Inteligentes Contra Desastres Naturales En El Caribe
    Hospitales Inteligentes Contra Desastres Naturales En El Caribe

    PUERTO ESPAÑA, Trinidad (IPS) -- Cuando se produjeron las inundaciones que devastaron la parte oriental del Caribe los últimos días de 2013, el nuevo hospital inteligente de San Vicente, abierto apenas unos pocos meses antes, superó la prueba de “mantenerse operativo durante e inmediatamente después de un desastre natural”.

    Monday, 29 September 2014
  • Briefing session held on new statistics project

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Staff Members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and representatives of GOPA Worldwide Consultants on Thursday participated in an interactive briefing session on a new project that is aimed at boosting the capacity of National Statistics Offices (NSOs).

    Friday, 26 September 2014
  • CWA preparations well advanced

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Preparations for hosting the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 6-12 October, 2014, in Paramaribo, Suriname, are well advanced, according to organisers of the event.

    Friday, 26 September 2014
  • The Changing Face Of Caribbean Migration
    The Changing Face Of Caribbean Migration

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (IPS) -- Ruth Osman is attractive and well-groomed in tailored slacks and a patterned blouse, topped by a soft jacket worn open. Her demeanour and polished accent belie the stereotypical view that most Caribbean nationals have of Guyanese migrants.

    Thursday, 25 September 2014
  • EU Consultancy aims to boost capacity of National Statistics Offices

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Efforts continue to intensify to build the capacity of National Statistics Offices, and provide high quality statistics in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014
  • Key Decision-Makers Tackle Important Issues Affecting the Region’s Response to HIV

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Key decision-makers of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) met this week for a series of strategic meetings vital to the region’s continued response to HIV.

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014
  • Climate Change An “Existential Threat” For The Caribbean
    Climate Change An “Existential Threat” For The Caribbean

    KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (IPS) -- When it comes to climate change, Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves doesn’t mince words: he will tell you that it is a matter of life and death for Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

    Monday, 22 September 2014
  • Boosting The Natural Disaster Immunity Of Caribbean Hospitals
    Boosting The Natural Disaster Immunity Of Caribbean Hospitals

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (IPS) -- When floods overwhelmed the Eastern Caribbean in December last year, St. Vincent’s new smart hospital, completed just a few months earlier, stood the test of “remaining functional during and immediately after a natural disaster.”

    Monday, 22 September 2014
  • CARICOM Releases Animation Works On Love And Belonging For International Day Of Peace, 21 September 2014

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Sunday 21 September 2014 is the day that the Caribbean joins the rest of the world in observing International Day of Peace.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • CARICOM, El Salvador enter new era of cooperation

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- What was described as a “new era” of diplomatic relations between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and El Salvador began Friday (19 September) when Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM Secretary-General accredited a new envoy from the Central American country.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014

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  • La Guadeloupe Accueille Son Premier Startup Weekend
    La Guadeloupe Accueille Son Premier Startup Weekend

    BASSE-TERRE -- C’est le 26 Septembre prochain que la Guadeloupe accueillera son tout premier Startup Weekend !

    Saturday, 02 August 2014
  • Copa Airlines Annonce 5 Vols Par Semaine A Partir De Décembre
    Copa Airlines Annonce 5 Vols Par Semaine A Partir De Décembre

    MARIGOT -- La Directrice de l’Office de Tourisme de Saint-Martin, Silviane John, félicite ses homologues de Sint-Maarten et d’Anguille après l’annonce de Copa Airlines le week end dernier qui va augmenter la fréquence de ses vols entre Panama City et Saint-Martin de 2 à 4 par semaine pour finalement proposer 5 vols par semaine à compter du mois de décembre 2014.

    Thursday, 31 July 2014
  • On Behalf Of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille Visits The United Nations
    On Behalf Of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille Visits The United Nations

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. -- On behalf of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille made an official visit to the United Nations June 5-7 to contribute to the Permanent Memorial in Honor of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

    Wednesday, 18 June 2014
  • 4e Edition De l’Open Saint-François -Région Guadeloupe
    4e Edition De l’Open Saint-François -Région Guadeloupe

    BASSE-TERRE -- La collectivité régionale est très fière de s’associer pour la deuxième fois à l’Open de golf de Saint-François-Région Guadeloupe, le plus grand tournoi professionnel international de la discipline dans toute la Caraïbe, qui se déroulera du 29 au 31 mai 2014 au golf international de Saint-François.

    Tuesday, 27 May 2014
  • VIe Sommet Des Chefs d’Etats Et De Gouvernements De l’Association Des Etats De La Caraïbe

    BASSE-TERRE -- Suite à l’adhésion officielle de la Guadeloupe à l’Association des Etats de la Caraïbe (AEC) en qualité de membre associé en son nom propre, la Région Guadeloupe participera au VIe Sommet des Chefs d’Etats et de Gouvernements de l’AEC, le.premier auquel prendra part notre territoire en tant que membre associé.

    Monday, 28 April 2014
  • Get A Weekly Peek At Island Wildlife
    Get A Weekly Peek At Island Wildlife

    GRAND CASE, Saint Martin -- Residents and tourists of all ages are invited to learn a little about island wildlife every week, at the booth hosted by the Les Fruits de Mer Association at the Mardis de Grand Case street fair each Tuesday. 

    Monday, 10 March 2014
  • Yacht Agent Yacht Assistance® Represented In Florida At Fort Lauderdale

    MARIGOT -- Yacht Assistance® / Maritime Services, a ship and yacht agency with headquarters in St.Martin-St.Maarten in the Caribbean announced that as from February 10, 2014 they also have a representation in Fort Lauderdale in addition to the many Caribbean Islands, the Mediterranean and other parts of the world.

    Friday, 14 February 2014
  • La Gran Tarea De Salvar A La Pequeña Martinica
    La Gran Tarea De Salvar A La Pequeña Martinica

    FORT-DE-FRANCE (IPS) -- Sánchez es un pequeño y central distrito comercial en Pequeña Martinica, la diminuta isla que forma parte del estado de Granada y que corre el riesgo de volverse aún más diminuta.

    Thursday, 06 February 2014
  • Saving The Tiny Island Of Petite Martinique
    Saving The Tiny Island Of Petite Martinique

    FORT-DE-FRANCE (IPS) -- Sanchez is a small central business district in Petite Martinique, the tiny island that forms part of the tri-nation state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique.

    Wednesday, 05 February 2014
  • Sail Training Vessel WYLDE SWAN Sailing In St. Martin
    Sail Training Vessel WYLDE SWAN Sailing In St. Martin

    MARIGOT (CSTA) -- The Dutch sail training vessel WYLDE SWAN, which is the largest two mast top sail schooner in the world, has sailed on Wednesday January 22, 2014 from the Port of Galisbay Marigot with approx.

    Thursday, 23 January 2014
  • Tour De Martinique: Bertrand De Broc Race Ambassador, 15-16 February 2014
    Tour De Martinique: Bertrand De Broc Race Ambassador, 15-16 February 2014

    PARIS, France -- The 2014 Tour de Martinique race was officially presented by the Association Ven Dan Vwèl 972 at the Paris boat show on Saturday, 7th of July with the event ambassador Bertrand de Broc, who has just returned from the Transat Jacques Vabre race.

    Sunday, 08 December 2013
  • Caribbean Energy Transition In The Spotlight In Martinique

    FORT-DE-FRANCE -- The first Caribbean conference on energy transition (CTEC 2013) held last week in Martinique (October 22 and 23) has been hailed a success.

    Saturday, 02 November 2013
  • Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Wins CSA Award
    Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Wins CSA Award

    POINTE-À-PITRE -- Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes wins the Ludlow Stewart Award for best multi-purpose terminal at the Caribbean Shipping Association‘s 43rd Annual General Meeting in Panama City, where more than 300 shipping executives from across the Americas attended.

    Tuesday, 22 October 2013
  • Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Reçoit Le Prix «Meilleur Port Multi-Usages De La Caraïbe 2012»
    Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Reçoit Le Prix «Meilleur Port Multi-Usages De La Caraïbe 2012»

    POINTE-À-PITRE -- Au cours de la 43ème Assemblée Générale de la Caribbean Shipping Association (C.S.A.) qui s’est tenue du 7 au 9 octobre 2013 à Panama, les 350 représentants du monde du shipping, de la Caraïbe et de la zone Amérique centrale ont mené les réflexions sur la prochaine ouverture (fin 2015) du 3ème jeu d’écluses du Canal de Panama qui permettra le passage de navires de plus de 6000 TEUS.

    Tuesday, 22 October 2013
  • Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board Unveils New Destination Specialist Training Program For North American Travel Advisors
    Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board Unveils New Destination Specialist Training Program For North American Travel Advisors

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. -- Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board has unveiled a fully integrated multi-media Destination Guadeloupe Islands Specialist training program targeted at North American travel advisors.

    Friday, 11 October 2013

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  • General Shoes: República Dominicana Será Líder Regional En Industria Del Calzado
    General Shoes: República Dominicana Será Líder Regional En Industria Del Calzado

    SANTO DOMINGO (DICOM) -- La confianza en el clima de inversión extranjera en República Dominicana y en este caso en la industria de zonas francas, se pone de manifiesto con el anuncio de la instalación aquí de la empresa de fabricación de calzados taiwanés General Shoes.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Duelo Oficial Mañana Miércoles Por Muerte Óscar De La Renta
    Duelo Oficial Mañana Miércoles Por Muerte Óscar De La Renta

    SANTO DOMINGO (DICOM) -- El presidente Danilo Medina declaró día de duelo oficial este miércoles 22 de octubre por el fallecimiento del diseñador de modas dominicano, Óscar de la Renta.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Danilo Medina: Dominicanos Estamos De Luto Por Muerte De Óscar De La Renta
    Danilo Medina: Dominicanos Estamos De Luto Por Muerte De Óscar De La Renta

    SANTO DOMINGO (DICOM) -- El presidente Danilo Medina lamentó la muerte del diseñador dominicano Óscar de la Renta y manifestó que la alta costura internacional y toda la República Dominicana están de luto.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Incendio De Origen Desconocido En Lancha Guardada En Barrio De San Sebastian
    Incendio De Origen Desconocido En Lancha Guardada En Barrio De San Sebastian

    SAN SEBASTIÁN -- Un incendio de origen desconocido se desarrolló en una lancha de 30 pies de eslora que se encontraba guardada en un solar del barrio Bahomamey de San Sebastián, dejando pérdidas estimadas en 75,000 dólares.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Incendio Destapa Condiciones Infrahumanas De Tres Menores

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- Un incendio se reportó a eso de las 8:48 de la noche del lunes en el Condado Cristal House en Río Piedras, en donde las autoridades se encontraron con tres menores que vivían en condiciones deplorables.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Senado Verá Tema De La Educación Especial Con Oficiales Del Departamento De Educación

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La senadora por el distrito de Mayagüez-Aguadilla, Maritere González López, quien preside la Comisión Educación, Formación y Desarrollo del Individuo del Senado, anunció que se reúne el martes a las 10:00 de la mañana en el Salón María Martínez para ver tres importantes investigaciones relacionadas al servicio directo a los estudiantes del sistema de educación pública.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Primera Entrega De Notas Y Orientación Sobre Nuevo Reglamento De Ausencias

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- Padres, madres y encargados de los cerca de 413 mil estudiantes del sistema de educación pública tendrán la oportunidad de discutir, este viernes, el Informe de Progreso Académico correspondiente a las primeras 10 semanas del curso escolar 2014-2015 con los maestros de sus hijos.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Cámara Aprueba Proyecto Para Establecer Escuela Agrícola En Jayuya

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El representante por Ponce, Jayuya y Juana Díaz, Víctor Vasallo Anadón, se expresó jubiloso el martes junto al alcalde de Jayuya, Jorge “Georgie” González Otero por la aprobación del Proyecto de la Cámara 1949 que pretende desarrollar una escuela especializada en Agricultura para el Municipio de Jayuya.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Estadísticas Muestran Reducción De Empleos

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- Según los datos obtenidos del informe mensual de empleo y desempleo para el mes de septiembre de 2014, provisto por el Departamento del Trabajo y Recursos Humanos, (DTRH) se muestra una reducción tanto en el empleo como en el desempleo, en un período de un mes.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Roban Miles De Dólares, Cajas Fuertes Y Alarmas De Supermercado

    TRUJILLO ALTO (CyberNews) - La Policía informó que un escalamiento se reportó a eso de las 6:53 de la mañana del martes en el Supermercado Mi Gente ubicado en la carretera PR-851 en Trujillo Alto. 

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Departamento De Salud Capacita A Niños Promotores De La Salud En La Búsqueda De Disminuir La Prevalencia Del Tabaco
    Departamento De Salud Capacita A Niños Promotores De La Salud En La Búsqueda De Disminuir La Prevalencia Del Tabaco

    ISABELA (CNM) -- La secretaria del Departamento de Salud del Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, Ana Ríus Armendáriz, anunció el martes, la culminación del proyecto Mi Comunidad Libre de Humo en el Municipio de Isabela.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Senado Examina Condiciones Del Archivo General De Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La directora del Archivo General de Puerto Rico Karin Cardona de Jesús, solicitó el martes, una nueva estructura que reúna los requisitos necesarios para poder conservar los documentos históricos que posee el Archivo adscrito al Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Seilhamer: “Se Dispara El Desempleo En Septiembre”

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El portavoz de la delegación del Partido Nuevo Progresista (PNP) en el Senado, Larry Seilhamer Rodríguez indicó el martes, que el desempleo aumentó nuevamente y alcanzó la cifra de 14.1 para el mes de septiembre, según las estadísticas del Federal Bureau of Statistics, United States Department of Labor (BLS, por sus siglas en inglés) publicadas que revelan que bajo esta administración se han perdido cerca de 50 mil empleos.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Maestros De Estudios Sociales Se Capacitan Sobre Temas Judiciales En El Tribunal Supremo
    Maestros De Estudios Sociales Se Capacitan Sobre Temas Judiciales En El Tribunal Supremo

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- Setenta maestros y maestras de estudios sociales del Departamento de Educación de Puerto Rico (DE) se dieron cita en el Tribunal Supremo el sábado para asistir a un taller sobre el Poder Judicial en Nuestro Sistema Constitucional de Gobierno.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Alianza Busca Aumentar La Compra De Productos Locales De Parte De Los Restaurantes Del País
    Alianza Busca Aumentar La Compra De Productos Locales De Parte De Los Restaurantes Del País

    SAN JUAN (ASORE) -- La Asociación de Restaurantes de Puerto Rico (ASORE), el Departamento de Agricultura de Puerto Rico y la Cámara de Representantes de Puerto Rico anunciaron la creación de una alianza cuyo objetivo es facilitar y aumentar la compra de alimentos cosechados en Puerto Rico de parte de todos los restaurantes del país. El anuncio se hizo hoy durante un Conversatorio que formó parte de la Asamblea Anual de ASORE.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014

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  • Senator Jackson Invites The Public To USVI-BVI Friendship Day Festivities

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Senator Myron D. Jackson would like to welcome officials of the British Virgin Islands Delegation to the shores of the USVI for a full day in celebration of the annual United States Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands Friendship Day. 

    Friday, 17 October 2014
  • 2014 Wahoo Wind Up Set For November 2
    2014 Wahoo Wind Up Set For November 2

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Catch lots of big fish and win cash, carved trophies and other prizes in the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s Wahoo Windup, on November 2, 2014.

    Tuesday, 14 October 2014
  • Gonzalo Upgraded To Hurricane Status, USVI Remains Under Tropical Storm WARNING, Hurricane WATCH

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (VITEMA | 05:35PM) -- At 5 p.m., the center of Hurricane Gonzalo was located by an Air Force reserve reconnaissance aircraft and Guadeloupe radar near Latitude 17.9 degrees north, Longitude 62.9 degrees west. Gonzalo is moving toward the northwest near 12 miles per hour.

    Monday, 13 October 2014
  • Tropical Storm WARNING, Hurricane WATCH Remain In Effect For The US Virgin Islands

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (VITEMA | 08:19AM) -- At 8 a.m. today, the center of Tropical Storm Gonzalo was located by an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft near Latitude 17.0 degrees north, Longitude 61.5 degrees west.

    Monday, 13 October 2014
  • Sen. Jackson Enables Prisoners To Repair Government Property

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- During the three day Legislative Session of the 30th Legislature, Senator Myron D. Jackson successfully special ordered a cost saving measure to the floor and was able to secure a unanimous vote in favor of the use of prison labor for repairs to our public facilities and roads. 

    Friday, 03 October 2014
  • Senator Jackson Urges Residents To Seek Property Tax Credits

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Senator Myron D. Jackson encourages all Virgin Islands property owners to explore their eligibility for several tax credits that may help lower their tax bills.

    Thursday, 02 October 2014
  • Sen. Jackson Begins Corrective Action To Address Property Auction Fraud

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- On the heels of a scathing Inspector General report which, among other violations, indicated that due to a lack of inspection, roads were auctioned as property and a glaring scheme to manipulate the government property auction process, Senator Myron D. Jackson successfully moved an amendment that will direct the Office of the Lieutenant Governor to physically inspect property set for auction and to determine its potential benefit for the public good.

    Thursday, 02 October 2014
  • Senator Jackson Calls For Commemoration Of Contract Day

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Senator Myron D. Jackson encourages the entire Virgin Islands community to pause and reflect on the anniversary of Contract Day, which commemorates the 1878 Labor Revolt on St. Croix in which legendary queens led a job action for better working conditions.

    Thursday, 02 October 2014
  • St. Thomas International Regatta Set For March 27-29, 2015

    2014-0923-vi-regatta1CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Register now! The St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR) will take place March 27-29, 2015, continuing into its fourth decade with an exceptional program of serious world class yacht racing that has earned it the status of the ‘Crown Jewel of Caribbean Yacht Racing’.

    Tuesday, 23 September 2014
  • Committee On Culture To Consider Four Sports Bills On St. Thomas

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- The Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation, Youth & Recreation, chaired by Senator Myron D. Jackson, announces its upcoming hearing at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at the Earle B. Ottley Legislative on St. Thomas, as senators consider four bills focused on sports in the territory.

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014
  • Senator Jackson Message On Chikungunya Impact To Public Health

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Over the past several weeks increasing reports of residents coming down with the symptoms of Chikungunya is a serious concern for the public’s health in the Territory.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • UVI to Welcome New, Transfer Students With Orientation Week

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (GIS) -- The University of the Virgin Islands welcomes a new class of new and transfer students with a week of orientation activities beginning Monday, Aug. 18. Orientation, which is a requirement for all new students, begins with residence hall check-in from noon to 7 p.m. on Aug. 18. Formal sessions which bring new and transfer students together with UVI administrators, faculty and advisors will continue throughout the week.

    Saturday, 16 August 2014
  • UVI to Offer Certificate in Entrepreneurship This Fall

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (UVI) -- The University of the Virgin Islands School of Business will begin offering a first-of-its-kind Certificate in Entrepreneurship program during the fall 2014 semester, which begins on Aug. 25. Part of a growing emphasis on entrepreneurship at the University, the certificate program will open up the wide variety of business courses at the University to the entire Virgin Islands community as well as to students majoring in something other than business, according to Dr. Timothy Faley, the school’s Kiril Sokoloff Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship.

    Thursday, 14 August 2014
  • Senator Jackson Mourns Loss Of First Black Career Ambassador Terence Todman

    2014-0813-vi-TodmanCHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Senator Jackson joins the Virgin Islands and world in mourning the untimely passing of Terence A. Todman, the first person of African descent to hold the position of career ambassador, a man hailed as the Jackie Robinson of diplomacy and known for breaking color barriers in the United States foreign service.

    Thursday, 14 August 2014
  • 4.9 Magnitude Earthquake Felt On St. Thomas
    4.9 Magnitude Earthquake Felt On St. Thomas

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (VITEMA | Aug. 12, 11:35PM) -- A 4.9 magnitude earthquake occurred about 30 miles north northwest of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, at approximately 11:05 p.m. Tuesday night.

    Wednesday, 13 August 2014

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  • Government Supports Creative Youth Benefit Event
    Government Supports Creative Youth Benefit Event

    BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (SKNIS) -- The Office of the Prime Minister, the Department of Youth Empowerment and the Taiwanese Embassy are among a number of entities giving support to a charity event for the underprivileged in the town of Sandy Point.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • Sagicor Visionaries Workshops Urge Students To Envision STEM Solutions
    Sagicor Visionaries Workshops Urge Students To Envision STEM Solutions

    BRIDGETOWN -- Barbadian students have been encouraged to leverage their skills and abilities to find solutions to their school or community’s problems, particularly by focusing more on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Barbados’ Current Economic Performance – September 2014

    BRIDGETOWN -- Barbados remains among the most competitive economies in the Caribbean and Latin America, as reported in the Global Competitiveness Index 2014-15.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Older Persons’ Month Prayer Breakfast Pick Ups

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (GIS) -- The Department of Children & Family Services advises those seniors who wish to attend the Older Persons’ Circle of Love Prayer Breakfast taking place at the Marriott Hotel on Saturday, 25 October to meet at the following pick up spots for transportation to the event:

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • OAS Anticorruption Mechanism Holds On-Site Visit To Saint Kitts And Nevis

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (OAS) -- A Commission of the Anti-Corruption Mechanism of the Organization of American States (OAS) held an “on-site” visit to Saint Kitts and Nevis on October 8, with the country´s consent, as part of the analysis that the Mechanism carries out in accordance with the methodology adopted by consensus among its member states.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Mecanismo Anticorrupción De La OEA visitó Saint Kitts Y Nevis

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (OEA) -- Una Comisión del Mecanismo Anticorrupción de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA) realizó el 8 de octubre una visita “in situ” a Saint Kitts y Nevis, con la anuencia del país y como parte del proceso de análisis que dicho Mecanismo desarrolla de conformidad con la metodología adoptada por consenso entre los Países Miembros.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Mecanismo Anticorrupción De La OEA Visitó Antigua Y Barbuda

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (OEA) -- Una Comisión del Mecanismo Anticorrupción de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA) realizó entre el 7 y el 9 de octubre una visita “in situ” a Antigua y Barbuda, con la anuencia del país y como parte del proceso de análisis que este Mecanismo desarrolla de conformidad con la metodología adoptada por consenso entre los Países Miembros.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Belize Fights To Save A Crucial Barrier Reef
    Belize Fights To Save A Crucial Barrier Reef

    BELIZE CITY (IPS) -- Home to the second longest barrier reef in the world and the largest in the Western Hemisphere, which provides jobs in fishing, tourism and other industries which feed the lifeblood of the economy, Belize has long been acutely aware of the need to protect its marine resources from both human and natural activities.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Cops Charge Machete Wielding Suspect

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- A 27 year old George Town man is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday following an attempted robbery in the early hours of Sunday morning in Shedden Road.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Crimestoppers Score $14k But Golfers Miss $1m Putt

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- With over $14,000 in the bank Cayman Crime Stoppers hotline can keep going for another year.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Haines Hopes For Touch Of Irish Luck In Run #5

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Despite a troubling, swollen ankle, Cayman’s veteran marathon runner Derek Haines has said he is in good shape and confident of finishing the next race in his incredible marathon challenge for the local hospice.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Victim Of Attempted Mugging Has Heart Attack

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- A 27 year old George Town man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery while one of his victims has been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Fever To Trigger Visitor Isolation In Ebola Plan

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Following the cruise ship Ebola scare, last week, local officials have now revealed their plan to deal with the possible entry of the deadly virus into Cayman.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Police Sgt. Edwards Earns Historic Distinction
    Police Sgt. Edwards Earns Historic Distinction

    BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (SKNIS) -- Sergeant Shorna Edwards has achieved many milestones during her 21 year career in the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) and that continued in early October during the funeral for WPC Avis Cannonier.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • CANQATE Design Competition

    BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (SKNIS) -- The Caribbean Area Network for Quality Assurance in Tertiary Education (CANQATE) is currently accepting entries for the design to serve as the symbol for the 2015 Annual Conference to be held in St Kitts and Nevis.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014

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Latest CARICOM News

  • CARICOM Health Ministers Discuss Chikungunya, Ebola

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- “In as much as one country is not prepared, none is prepared.”

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • CARICOM Leading Charge against Chikungunya, Ebola Threat

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to be at the forefront of efforts to deal with the Chikungunya epidemic and the Ebola threat.

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • Briefing session held on new statistics project

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Staff Members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and representatives of GOPA Worldwide Consultants on Thursday participated in an interactive briefing session on a new project that is aimed at boosting the capacity of National Statistics Offices (NSOs).

    Friday, 26 September 2014
  • CWA preparations well advanced

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Preparations for hosting the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 6-12 October, 2014, in Paramaribo, Suriname, are well advanced, according to organisers of the event.

    Friday, 26 September 2014
  • EU Consultancy aims to boost capacity of National Statistics Offices

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Efforts continue to intensify to build the capacity of National Statistics Offices, and provide high quality statistics in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014
  • Key Decision-Makers Tackle Important Issues Affecting the Region’s Response to HIV

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Key decision-makers of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) met this week for a series of strategic meetings vital to the region’s continued response to HIV.

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014
  • CARICOM Releases Animation Works On Love And Belonging For International Day Of Peace, 21 September 2014

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Sunday 21 September 2014 is the day that the Caribbean joins the rest of the world in observing International Day of Peace.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • CARICOM, El Salvador enter new era of cooperation

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- What was described as a “new era” of diplomatic relations between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and El Salvador began Friday (19 September) when Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM Secretary-General accredited a new envoy from the Central American country.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • PANCAP to hold high-level meetings

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- A series of high-level meetings of the Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) will be held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, next week.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • CARICOM Regional TVET Strategy for Workforce Development and Economic Competitiveness to be launched

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Caribbean Association of National Training Agencies (CANTA) will formally launch the CARICOM Regional TVET Strategy for Workforce Development and Economic Competitiveness on Monday, September 22, 2014, at the Hilton Hotel, Trinidad and Tobago.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Wellness revolution’ continues at CARICOM Secretariat

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Headquarters of the Caribbean Community, the CARICOM Secretariat on Monday commenced  a week of activities to commemorate Caribbean Wellness Day (CWD) 2014  and to sustain the ‘wellness revolution’ that began in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago in September 2007.

    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
  • CARICOM Consults on Draft Legislation for the CSME

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues its drive to establish a single economic space through the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
  • CARICOM SG calls for innovative alternatives to finance SIDS’ development

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Even as the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) examined the issue of financing sustainable development for SIDS in Apia, Samoa, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has posited the need for new and innovative alternatives.

    Saturday, 06 September 2014
  • CARICOM makes case for sustainable development of SIDS at UN conference

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Caribbean Community (CARICOM) officials at the Third United Nations Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) made the case for the peculiar vulnerabilities of SIDS to be considered when the international community formulates economic policies for those countries.

    Saturday, 06 September 2014
  • CARICOM Kicks Off Government Procurement Consultations

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The CARICOM Secretariat has convened three regional consultations to discuss the findings of a major consultancy on government procurement in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Monday, 01 September 2014

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Latest West Indies Cricket Board News

  • WICB Statement Following Emergency Meeting Of Board Of Directors

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board regrets, and is deeply embarrassed by the premature and unfortunate end to the recent tour of India.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Low-Scoring 2nd "Test" Ends In Draw

    MATARA, Sri Lanka (WICB) -- The West Indies A bowlers forced another Sri Lanka A collapse on the fourth and final day of the 2nd "Test" but a result wasn't possible for either team as the match ended in a draw.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Zorol Barthley Will Not Seek Re-Election

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- President of the Antigua & Barbuda Cricket Association (ABCA), Zorol Barthley, has confirmed reports that he will not be seeking re-election when the organisation hosts its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elections in November.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Jaguars Begin Intensive Pre-Season

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) -- As Cricket Guyana Inc. (CGI) commences preparations for next month’s West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Professional Cricket League (PCL), the first of its kind from the parent body in the Region, CGI Chairman of Selectors Rayon Griffith said he was pleased with the results of yesterday morning’s beep test.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Stand-Out Samuels Climbs ODI Rankings
    Stand-Out Samuels Climbs ODI Rankings

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (WICB) -- Just as he did in the recent one-day series against India, stroke-maker Marlon Samuels has again provided the only bright spark for West Indies in the latest International Cricket Council’s rankings released Monday.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • WICB Statement Re West Indies Tour Of India

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The Board of Directors of the West Indies Cricket Board held an emergency meeting by teleconference today to discuss the developments with regard to the West Indies tour of India.

    Saturday, 18 October 2014
  • Samuels Ton Can't Save Windies From Loss

    DHARAMSALA, India (WICB) -- West Indies slid to a 59 defeat in the 3rd One Day International against India despite Marlon Samuels striking his 7th ODI ton and his second of the series.

    Friday, 17 October 2014
  • Permaul Aiming For West Indies Recall

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) -- Left-arm spinner, Veerasammy Permaul, is eyeing a recall to the West Indies line-up.

    Friday, 17 October 2014
  • Sobers - Don't get Out Till You Pass 365

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- West Indies cricket legend Sir Gary Sobers yesterday revealed that he gave Brian Lara, the reigning batting champion, his blessings to break his (Sobers) world record of 365 not out, back in 1994.

    Friday, 17 October 2014
  • WICB Has Not Called Off Tour Of India

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board advises, that, contrary to media reports, it has taken no decision to discontinue the ongoing tour to India.

    Friday, 17 October 2014
  • Opener Miller Gets His Chance To Shine

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- Enterprising opener Horace Miller has expressed pleasure at being one of five players drafted by Jamaica's franchise for the upcoming West Indies Cricket Board Four-day Tournament season, which commences next month.

    Thursday, 16 October 2014
  • T&T Coach Logie - Sarwan Still Relevant

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- Ramnaresh Sarwan is far from washed up and can still feature in future West Indies’ Test teams.

    Thursday, 16 October 2014
  • Brisbane Heat Sign Specialist Badree

    BRISBANE, Australia (WICB) -- The Brisbane Heat has signed the world’s number one international T20 bowler for this summer’s KFC T20 Big Bash League.

    Thursday, 16 October 2014
  • Windies A Go Down Heavily In 1st "Test"

    HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka (WICB) -- An impressive century stand for the eighth wicket between Shane Shillingford and Nikita Miller averted an innings defeat but offered little hope of a significant come-back as West Indies A suffered a humiliating 10 wicket loss to Sri Lanka A on the fourth day of their opening four-day “Test” on Tuesday.

    Thursday, 16 October 2014
  • Statement Re Potential For Player Withdrawal Of Services

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board has been advised that a number of players forming the West Indies One Day International squad currently in India, and scheduled to play five ODIs, commencing with the first ODI tomorrow, Wednesday October 8, have expressed concerns to WIPA on a number of issues relating to the CBA/MOU recently signed by WICB and WIPA.

    Wednesday, 08 October 2014

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